April 2017

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News from American Lung Association in Ohio

COLUMBUS OH — Editors’ Note: Trend charts and rankings for metropolitan areas and county grades are available at www.stateoftheair.org. The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2017” report released today shows mixed results for Ohio. All cities in Ohio continue to show progress in…



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Self-Defense discussed at Neighborhood Watch meeting

By ZAK GRIMM If you were caught in a dangerous ambush, in public or in private, would you know how to escape your attacker? That was the main focus of the Quarterly Neighborhood Watch meeting, which brought together Fredericktown residents and the area’s own Dave…


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Fredericktown Tomato Show “Go Nuts!”

It’s time to start thinking about the 41st Fredericktown Tomato Show, September 6-9, 2017. This year’s theme is “Go Nuts!” Your parade entry, flower arrangement, lip sync and photo entries may be planned around the theme. Leading the Board of Directors this year is President…


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The Works offering wide range of summer camps

NEWARK, Ohio – The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology is accepting registration for 2017 summer camps for youth ages 3-14. Register by phone at 740-349-9277, in person at The Works, 55 S. 1st Street, Newark, Ohio 43055, or by mail. Pre-registration is…


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Silver Screeners Free Classic Movie Matinee Sunday

The classic comedy film, “You Can’t Take It with You” will be featured at the Silver Screeners Free Classic Movie Matinee on Sunday, April 30, 1:30 p.m. at the Public Library of the Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon. The…



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Knox County OSU Extension Calendar

Monday, May 1 – Possession date for most 4-H Jr. Fair Animal Projects Monday, May 1 – 4-H Horse Lease Agreements, ID, Royalty and PAS papers due by 5 p.m. in OSU Extension Knox County office, 160 Columbus Road Monday, May 1 – Knox County…


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Fredericktown Police Report

April 1 to April 7 Issued for the week: Citations 1, Criminal Charges 1, Warnings 7, Parking Tickets 2 4-15 Two parking complaints on N. Main St. Suspicious vehicle on High St. 911 hang up call on S. Main St. Traffic complaint on S. Edgehill…


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Class of 1961 FHS Scholarship Announced

The FHS Alumni Association is pleased to announce that a fully endowed scholarship has been established by the Class of 1961 that will be awarded annually beginning in 2017. To date, the Class of 1961 has donated $14,681 to the Scholarship fund and along the…